Ask And You Shall Receive! Hot Topics in Banking with Banc of California COO, John Sotoodeh

The next exclusive Travillian Next episode features John Sotoodeh, Chief Operating Officer of Banc of California, in a one-on-one conversation with Travillian’s Dimitris Malisianos of our Banking & Fintech team. We threw everything but the kitchen sink at John in this topical, far-reaching conversation covering topics such as:

  • Banc of California/PacWest Merger
  • Deposit Generation
  • Attracting Top Talent
  • Importance of Bank Culture
  • M&A
  • Market Outlook
  • And More!

Video Index

00:20 | Introduction of John Sotoodeh

02:12 | Things You Oversee As A COO

03:01 | Banc of California and PacWest

04:09 | What Kind of Talent Banc of California Is Focused On

05:42|  Is De-prioritizing Lenders and Production Talent A Trend for Banc of California?

08:43 | How Is Banc of California Attracting Deposits?

11:11 | Best Practices to Avoid Deposit Generation Amidst High Rate Environment

13:12 | Talent Acquisition and Development

17:01 | Developing the Right Culture

19:36 | Are Banks Hiring Right Now?

22:07 | Q3 Earning and In What Direction Banks Are Headed In The Next 6-12 Months

24:22 | Economic Climate For Community Banks

26:47 | Production Lines and How They Will Evolve In The Coming years

28:48 | M&A Activity Trends We Should Look Out For

30:43 | Banking Space in California

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